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After Dublin, Donegal has got the next biggest single grant — more than €1.8m — for investment in housing in the most recent round of allocations. That’s according to Minister of State Joe McHugh. The money will help return vacant social housing units to use. Minister McHugh told Ocean FM…

Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim are to get almost €3m to return about 290 vacant local authority homes in the three counties to use. It’s part of announcement by Minister Simon Coveney to provide more than €24m nationally for investment in 1,400 vacant local authority social houses. It’s part of an…

The amount of housing available in Donegal has risen just very slightly in the past six years while it has fallen in Sligo and Leitrim. That’s according to CSO figures just released on housing in Ireland. They show that in all three counties, there are fewer vacant dwellings, more people…

The government minister with responsibility for housing has strongly disputed a Sligo councillor’s claim that not enough is being done to tackle homelessness. Independent Councillor Declan Bree told Housing and Urban Renewal Minister Damien English in Sligo yesterday that they have been hearing the government talking about its plan to…

A government minister has promised Sligo County Council that if it needs more staff in its housing department to deal with specific schemes or projects, they will be approved. Minister for Housing and Urban Renewal Damien English was in Sligo today to meet council officials and councillors. He heard high…